Re: Fetch Google search results for keywords

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4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

A simple script to fetch search results from Google based on keywords in your base:

let table = base.getTable('Searches');
let resultsField = table.getField('Results');
let record = await input.recordAsync('Record', table);
let searchQuery = await input.textAsync('Search query');
if (searchQuery) {
    table.updateRecordAsync(record, {[]: 'Updating...'});
    output.markdown(`Searching for ${searchQuery}...`);
    let results = await searchAsync(searchQuery.split(',').map(term => term.trim()).join('\n'));
    await table.updateRecordAsync(record, {[]: results});
async function searchAsync(searchTerm) {
    let response = await fetch(
        `<TASK ID>/run-sync-get-dataset-items?token=<TOKEN>`,
            method: "POST",
            headers: {"content-type": "application/json"},
            body: JSON.stringify({queries: searchTerm}),
    let result = await response.json();
    let resultLines = [];
    for (let {searchQuery, organicResults} of result) {
        resultLines.push(`## ${searchQuery.term}`);
        for (let {title, url, description} of organicResults) {
            resultLines.push(`- [**${title}**:](${url}) ${description}`);
    return resultLines.join('\n');
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7 - App Architect
7 - App Architect

Very cool. Have you thought of a way to cleanly output results into another table or individual records?

Seems like this could be used to check a website’s url against these results, and then tell where your website is ranked among google search results. Could be turned into a customized SERP tracker.

4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

This script uses Apify’s Google Search Results Scraper—they have a lot of useful building blocks for scripts on their site!

5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Hey @Halley_Johnson this is great! (I think). How might I apply this if I wanted to search for a list of fellow artists’ websites if I have name and I want to search for {FullName} + “Artist” or “Art”?

5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Could this be used to fetch Google Image search results? We’re wanting to pull company logos.

@Brian_Swichkow - for company logos, check out clearbits free logo api:

Thank you @openside!

(1) as a formula field with (2) the MIniExtensions bit Convert URLs to Attachments in Bulk on Airtable, and (3) their Cloudinary bit was EXACTLY the recipe I was looking for.

4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer


Thank you for this usefull script !
I need to only fetch the first result of the google search and only the URL not the title or the description.
What are the modifications to do in the script please ?

Thank you !!